By DANA SPARKS Mayo Clinic News Network Here’s a new salsa option – and if you’re in a rush, use roasted red peppers from a jar instead of roasting your own. ROASTED RED BELL PEPPER PINEAPPLE SALSA Serves 4 ½ cup chopped roasted red bell pepper 1 cup chopped pineapple ¼ cup finely […]
By DANA SPARKS Mayo Clinic News Network This is a healthy side dish to try this weekend. Chop potatoes and cauliflower about the size of a nickel so the dish will cook evenly in 25 minutes. POTATO CAULIFLOWER AU GRATIN 1 large potato, chopped 1 head cauliflower, chopped 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 […]
By DEBORAH BALZER Mayo Clinic News Network If you’ve gained weight during the COVID-19 pandemic, you aren’t alone. The “Quarantine 15” — referring to weight gain some people have experienced since stay-at-home guidelines went into effect — is likely due to a disruption in daily routine and habits. “People’s habits have changed quite a bit since we’re […]
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By DEBORAH BALZER Mayo Clinic News Network Are you craving the taste of a pizza but not the guilt and all the calories? Consider trying this healthy remake of French bread pizza that could turn into your new favorite Friday night treat. It’s easy, delicious and approximately 265 calories per slice. Dietitian’s note: For a crispier […]
By AARTI PATEL, MD Everyone experiences some anxiety and that is no different for children, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Anxiety in children can vary based on stages of development. For example, as young as 8 months through the preschool years, even the healthiest child can show anxiety during times of separation from their […]
By DEVON FAHRENWALD & JILLIAN HALEY Summer is quickly approaching and one challenge families may face in these upcoming months is staying active and entertained while continuing to social distance. Our typical summer activities may have limitations or restrictions, such as no water parks, limited attendance for summer camp, or changes in family vacation plans. […]
During this COVID-19 pandemic, Lakeland Regional Health is working to provide you with the necessary tools on how to best handle all medical situations that come your way. When faced with COVID-19-like respiratory symptoms or a positive test result, please refer to the instructions below for 12 ways to manage them at home. […]